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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Civil unions
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition

Ranked #6 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(8%) Against
Support (82%)

Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt

Ranked #15 out of 27 countries surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
(28%) Disagree
Agree (67%)

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #28 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(27.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (72.3%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #27 out of 79 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(28.4%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (28.5%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #31 out of 74 countries surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(27.6%) Disagree
Agree (35.9%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #11 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(24%) No
Yes (68%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #29 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(38%) Not a good place
Good place (52%)

History

Homosexual activity in Chile

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Homosexual activity in Chile is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 23, 1998
Legal
Homosexual activity is legal in Chile.
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Same-sex marriage in Chile

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Same-sex marriage in Chile is civil unions.

Current status
Since Oct 22, 2015
Civil unions
Since 2015, same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples have the same legal protections available to opposite-sex married couples, within a civil union - except for adoption rights and the title of marriage.
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Oct 22, 2015–Sep 9, 2018
Civil unions
Legalization Pending. it is in the same bill that is legalizing gay adoption.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Until Oct 22, 2015
Unrecognized
A bill legalizing Civil Unions in Chile was passed on April 21, 2015 and will go into effect on October 22, 2015.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Chile

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Chile is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Chile, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Chile

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Right to change legal gender in Chile is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Change of name and gender legal since 2007.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Chile

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Chile is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Chile

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LGBT discrimination in Chile is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 12, 2012
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Chile

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LGBT employment discrimination in Chile is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jul 12, 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
The anti-discrimination law penalizes the arbitrary discrimination and includes protection for discrimination of sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Chile

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LGBT housing discrimination in Chile is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jul 12, 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
The anti-discrimnation law penalizes the arbitrary discrimination and includes protection for discrimination of sexual orientation and gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Chile

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Same-sex adoption in Chile is single only.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Single only
Legalization pending.
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Current status
Single only
Chilean law stipulates that single gays are allowed to adopt, but gay couples may not.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Chile

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Chile is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No official prohibition, but LGBT people may be discharged because of "offenses to values and morals of the Armed Forces".
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Jan 1, 2012–Mar 2, 2018
Legal
No restrictions.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Chile

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Blood donations by MSMs in Chile is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 24, 2013
Legal
The Chilean Health Ministry repeals the blood ban after a year of lobbying by the country's leading LGBT organization, Chilean Homosexual Integration and Liberation Movement (MOVILH).
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Conversion therapy in Chile

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Conversion therapy in Chile is not banned.

Current status
Since Jun 19, 2015
Not banned
Conversion therapy ban pending.
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Equal age of consent in Chile

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Equal age of consent in Chile is unequal.

Current status
Since Sep 8, 2014
Unequal
Age of consent for same sex is 18, for different sex is 14.
Added by James  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Until Sep 8, 2014
Unequal
Article 365 of the Penal Code establishes 18 as age if consent for gay couples, whereas 14 is the standard age if consent for straight couples.
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